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Old 05-15-2012, 05:32 AM   #11
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Sounds like you're doing fine. Of course, I never had any doubt.
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Old 05-15-2012, 06:39 AM   #12
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snip......Currently I am in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan........snip
Now your in my neck-of-the-woods, sort-a..., I'm on the other side of the Big Mack. The UP will be a nice easy tow with some rolling hills on the west side of the Peninsula. Make sure you stop along the way and have a pasty

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Old 07-25-2012, 08:48 PM   #13
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I completed my trip to Alaska. Approximately 11000 miles. Absolutely had a great time. Unfortunately I had to cut the trip short, 10 weeks total.
The 150 towed the TT with absolutely no problems. There was no hill or mountain that was too steep. I ascended and kept up speed with little effort and descended easily. The trailer haul mode worked perfectly. I averaged 9.7 MPG. I might have done better if I did not use the cheaper mid-west premium gas with the extra ethanol added. I had a couple of very windy days in the mid-west where gusts got up to 40 -50 mph. I was not using any anti sway and trusted the Ford trailer anti sway electronics. Twice I felt the whole rig being grabbed by the wind but was able to maintain control with no problem at all. The only mechanical breakdown was a blown trailer tire in South Dakota. The next time I take such a long trip I will use "D" rated trailer tires. I changed the motor oil 3 times and now that I am home will do a tranny flush.
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Sounds like a great trip. Good to hear the F150 did great!
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Rockyroads,

Great to here that the trip went well, I bet it was an adventure. If you get some time post some pics

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Someday we like to take that same trip. Glad to hear things went well for you.
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I pull my 4200lb loaded down Starcraft 14RT OFF-ROAD POPUP all over the place with my 2010 F150 5.4 gas engine with 3:73 gear ratio. It is also the super cab model and has the towing package. tows like a dream for my POPUP but this is cheating abit since there isnt much wind resistance.

Being a POPUP I get between 19-21MPG as well if I use shell oil products for some reason... My truck really likes those products I guess..

I haven't found anything negative yet...
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Thanks for the update. It sounds like you had a great time.
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